Tomato Paste is made from fresh ripe tomato peeled seeds. Can be divided into two kinds, one color red, as common; another Tomato Paste from the further processing of Tomato Paste, sweet and sour taste, dark red color. The former can be used for cooking condiments, which can be dipped in food.
Most of the Tomato Paste was dark red or red, sauce body even fine, viscous moderate, sweet and sour taste, no impurities, no smell.
1, Tomato Paste in addition to lycopene, there are vitamin B group, dietary fiber, minerals, protein and natural pectin, and fresh tomatoes compared to tomato nuts in the nutritional content is more easily absorbed by the body;
2, tomato lycopene diuretic and inhibit the growth of bacteria, is an excellent antioxidant, can remove free radicals in the human body, anti-cancer effect is β-carotene 2 times;
3, medical research found that lycopene for some types of cancer have a preventive effect on breast cancer, lung cancer, endometrial cancer has an inhibitory effect, but also against lung cancer and colon cancer;
4, Tomato Paste taste sweet and sour, can increase appetite, lycopene in the state containing fat more easily absorbed by the body.
The general population can be eaten
1, especially for arteriosclerosis, hypertension, coronary heart disease, nephritis patients consumption, cold body, low blood pressure, winter and feet are easy to cold, eat Tomato Paste is better than fresh tomatoes;
2, acute enteritis, bacillary dysentery and ulcer patients do not eat.
Tomato Paste and olive oil with the best cooking.
Tomato Paste was introduced from the West to China at the beginning of the 20th century. Initially used for Western food, after the gradual use of Chinese food, and compared with the use of Western food has a great development and rich, become one of today's important flavor, the formation of "Tomato Paste" dishes.
The latest issue of the British Journal of Nutrition published a new study shows that eating Tomato Paste often play an important role in the protection of the heart. Scientists at the University of Oslo, Finland, have experimented with the fact that the tomato diet is a great help to curb "bad" cholesterol (ie, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol).
In the study, volunteer participants add 30 grams of Tomato Paste to breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea every day, or drink 400 milliliters of tomato juice a day. Researchers found that after a short period of 3 weeks, the total cholesterol levels in the subjects decreased by 6%; and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels decreased by nearly 13%.
Researchers call high cholesterol patients want to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, may wish to eat Tomato Paste or drink tomato juice.